Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python, 2nd Edition
Learn how to program your nifty new $35 computer to make a web spider, a weather station, a media server, and more. This book explores how to make a variety of fun and even useful projects, from a web bot to search and download files to a toy to drive your pets insane.
Even if you're completely new to programming in general, you'll see how easy it is to create a home security system, an underwater photography system, an RC plane with a camera, and even a near-space weather balloon with a camera. You'll learn how to use Pi with Arduino as well as Pi with Gertboard, an expansion board with an onboard ATmega microcontroller.
Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python 2nd Edition has been fully updated in this new edition to cover the features of the new boards. You'll learn how to program in Python on your Raspberry Pi with hands-on examples and fun projects.
Set up your new Raspberry Pi; Build unique projects across a range of interests; Program basic functions and ...
Hands-On Bitcoin Programming with Python
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that's changing the face of online payments. Hands-On Bitcoin Programming with Python teaches you to build software applications for mining and creating Bitcoins using Python.
This book starts with the basics of both Bitcoin and blockchain and gives you an overview of these inherent concepts by showing you how to build Bitcoin-driven applications with Python. Packed with clear instructions and practical examples, you will learn to understand simple Python coding examples that work with this cryptocurrency.
By the end of the book, you'll be able to mine Bitcoins, accept Bitcoin payments on the app, and work with the basics of blockchain technology to create simply distributed ledgers. ...
Qt5 Python GUI Programming Cookbook
PyQt is one of the best cross-platform interface toolkits currently available; it's stable, mature, and completely native. If you want control over all aspects of UI elements, PyQt is what you need. This book will guide you through every concept necessary to create fully functional GUI applications using PyQt, with only a few lines of code.
As you expand your GUI using more widgets, you will cover networks, databases, and graphical libraries that greatly enhance its functionality. Next, the book guides you in using Qt Designer to design user interfaces and implementing and testing dialogs, events, the clipboard, and drag and drop functionality to customize your GUI. You will learn a variety of topics, such as look and feel customization, GUI animation, graphics rendering, implementing Google Maps, and more. Lastly, the book takes you through how Qt5 can help you to create cross-platform apps that are compatible with Android and iOS. You will be able to develop functional and appeali ...
Hands-On Go Programming
With its C-like speed, simplicity, and power for a growing number of system-level programming domains, Go has become increasingly popular among programmers. Hands-On Go Programming teaches you the Go programming by solving commonly faced problems with the help of recipes. You will start by installing Go binaries and get familiar with the tools used for developing an application. Once you have understood these tasks, you will be able to manipulate strings and use them in built-in function constructs to create a complex value from two floating-point values. You will discover how to perform an arithmetic operation date and time, along with parsing them from string values. In addition to this, you will cover concurrency in Go, performing various web programming tasks, implementing system programming reading and writing files, and honing many fundamental Go programming skills such as proper error handling and logging, among others. Whether you are a ...
Code with the Wisdom of the Crowd
Mob Programming is a natural extension of the popular Pair Programming concept and is not restricted to a specific programming language or technology. It can be used by anyone who develops software, including dev leads, software developers, and agile coaches. When you have more people working on a bug or feature, you get fewer dependencies on individuals and overall increased learning for everyone involved. With more eyes on the code, you'll find you develop better solutions with fewer defects.
Set up your team for success by introducing Mob Programming in a way that benefits them. Create a good first Mobbing experience for your team with a template that avoids the common traps beginners may fall into. Master a collaborative and empathic mindset to help optimize the Mobbing experience. Learn how to make adjustments when things go wrong. Adapt your mobbing to different types of development tasks. Get management buy-in for your Mobbing experiment by demonst ...
3D Game Programming for Kids, 2nd Edition
Jump right in! Start programming cool stuff on page 1. Keep building new and different things until the very last page. This book wants you to play. Not just play games, but play with code. Play with programming. Because the best way to learn something is to have fun with it!
Programming Elixir 1.6
Functional programming techniques help you manage the complexities of today's real-world, concurrent systems; maximize uptime; and manage security. Enter Elixir, with its modern, Ruby-like, extendable syntax, compile and runtime evaluation, hygienic macro system, and more. But, just as importantly, Elixir brings a sense of enjoyment to parallel, functional programming. Your applications become fun to work with, and the language encourages you to experiment.
Part 1 covers the basics of writing sequential Elixir programs. We'll look at the language, the tools, and the conventions. Part 2 uses these skills to start writing concurrent code—applications that use all the cores on your machine, or all the machines on your network! And we do it both with and without OTP. Part 3 looks at the more advanced features of the language, from DSLs and code generation to extending the syntax.
This edition is fully updated with all the new features of Elixir 1.6, with a new chapter on str ...
The Rust Programming Language
The Rust Programming Language is the official book on Rust, an open-source, community-developed systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. This is the undisputed go-to guide to Rust, written by two members of the Rust core team, with feedback and contributions from 42 members of the community. The book assumes that you've written code in another programming language but makes no assumptions about which one, meaning the material is accessible and useful to developers from a wide variety of programming backgrounds.
Known by the Rust community as "The Book", The Rust Programming Language includes concept chapters, where you'll learn about a particular aspect of Rust, and project chapters, where you'll apply what you've learned so far to build small programs.
The Book opens with a quick hands-on project to introduce the basics then explores key concepts in depth, such as ownership, the ty ...
Concurrency in .NET
Unlock the incredible performance built into your multi-processor machines. Concurrent applications run faster because they spread work across processor cores, performing several tasks at the same time. Modern tools and techniques on the .NET platform, including parallel LINQ, functional programming asynchronous programming and the Task Parallel Library, offer powerful alternatives to traditional thread-based concurrency.
Concurrency in .NET teaches you to write code that delivers the speed you need for performance-sensitive applications. Featuring examples in both C# and F#, this book guides you through concurrent and parallel designs that emphasize functional programming in theory and practice. You'll start with the foundations of concurrency and master essential techniques and design practices to optimize code running on modern multiprocessor systems. ...
Modern Data Access with Entity Framework Core
C# developers, here's your opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of Entity Framework Core, Microsoft's recently redesigned object-relational mapper. Benefit from hands-on learning that will teach you how to tackle frustrating database challenges, such as workarounds to missing features in Entity Framework Core, and learn how to optimize the performance of your applications, head-on!
Modern Data Access with Entity Framework Core teaches best practices, guidance, and shortcuts that will significantly reduce the amount of resources you internally dedicate to programming data access code. The proven methods and tools taught in this book, such as how to get better performance, and the ability to select the platform of your choice, will save you valuable time and allow you to create seamless data access. Dive into succinct guidance that covers the gamut - from installing Entity Framework Core, reverse engineering, forward engineering (including schema migrations), and data reading an ...
Understand the importance of programming even if you've never programmed before! This book will teach you the basics of programming using the Processing programming language. You will create your own Processing sketches, using personal images, themes, or hobbies that you enjoy.
The chapters in the book will demonstrate the process of programming starting with formulating an idea, planning, building on past projects, and refining the work, similar to writing an essay or composing a song. This approach will guide you to make use of logic and mathematics to produce beautiful effects.
The term for program in Processing is sketch, though the sketches featured in this book are far more than static drawings; they incorporate interaction, animation, video, audio, and accessing files on the local computer and on the Web. Technical features are introduced and explained in the context of complete examples: games (Snake, Hangman, jigsaw, slingshot), making a col ...